The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (“DEO”) announced that the state’s minimum wage of $7.93/hour will be increased to $8.05/hour beginning January 1, 2015.  The minimum wage for tipped employees will correspondingly increase from $4.91/hour to $5.03/hour, with the employer’s maximum tip credit remaining at $3.02/hour.  The DEO has also issued an updated “Notice to

In August 2009, the Obama administration named Patricia A. Shiu the new Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).  The OFCCP, part of the Department of Labor (DOL), enforces the non-discrimination and affirmative action obligations of federal contractors under Executive Order 11246, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act, and the Rehabilitation Act.

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